One in four British adults experiences at least one diagnosable mental health problem each year. The most common is mixed anxiety and depression, but there are so many other issues which have a huge impact on a person’s life and the people around them.
NCFE Level 2 (online distance learning, no exams involved)
To study this course all students must be aged 19 or over, most students over the age of 19 will be able to study this course for free, however, please contact us if you are aged 19-23 and do not yet have a full level 2 qualification (5 GCSEs grade A*-C, NVQ Level 2 or higher) as additional eligibility criteria may apply.
Guided Learning Hours - 160 Study hours per week - 11.5 (*please note these are average and estimated figures and may not be a true representative for all individuals*)
If you wish to study this course simply visit the How to Enrol webpage and select BDU incl. Distance Learning from the first drop down menu and then choose your desired course from the second drop down.
Most students over the age of 19 will be able to study this course for free, however, please contact us if you are aged 19-23 and do not yet have a full level 2 qualification (5 GCSEs grade A*-C, NVQ Level 2 or higher) as additional eligibility criteria may apply.
This particular short course is just 12 weeks long
This qualification offers a comprehensive understanding of some common mental health problems, which is of vital importance for anyone who works around people who experience these conditions.
This course is available in both paper and online format, and is up to you to decide which method you prefer, making the course flexible and easy for you. Personal tutors are assigned to each learners, to help ensure you have the support you need throughout the duration of the short course.
UNIT 1 – Understanding mental health
UNIT 2 – Understanding stress
UNIT 3 – Understanding anxiety
UNIT 4 – Understanding phobias
UNIT 5 – Understanding depression
UNIT 6 – Understanding post-natal depression
UNIT 7 - Understanding bipolar disorder
UNIT 8 – Understanding schizophrenia
UNIT 9 – Understanding dementia
UNIT 10 – Understanding eating disorders
UNIT 11 – Understanding attention deficit hyperactivity disorder
UNIT 12 – Understanding obsessive-compulsive disorder
UNIT 13 – Understanding Post-traumatic stress disorder